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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Butterick 6492 by Katherine Tilton

Yes another Tilton design. The sisters have a certain style which seems to suit me.     The fabric is a beautifully soft, stable knit from Barry’s. I bought the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lark Tee by Grainline Studio

You know when you need to treat yourself, or you just need bias binding, so you go into Guthrie-Ghani. And then you cannot leave the shop without making sure that there … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

New sleepwear

My sleepwear needs a bit of updating. I get attached to nightwear, and often wear it until it is well worn out, and even after I have, in theory, replaced … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

McCalls7576 – Not recommended. Sorry.

It’s not very often that I post failures. I’d like to think that I have an idea what will work and what won’t work. I subscribe to Sew Today and eagerly … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Oliver & S Playtime leggings

Many thanks to Janet at DIY Wardrobe for this recommendation. At the end of my post about the Geranium dress, I asked for recommendations for a leggings pattern that would … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 1 Comment

Geranium – Made by Rae

My little great niece has already outgrown the first set of clothes that I made for her from a ‘new born’ Butterick pattern. I am so aware that a lot … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

Hacking V1549

There’s nothing like getting a brand new pattern and deciding to hack it first time out. This is a Sandra Betzina, Today’s Fit pattern. Every one of my measurement fell … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · Leave a comment